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    January 15th, 2018LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing – 15 January 2018

    International publisher Brill is participating in a pilot with Publons, the online platform for peer reviewer recognition.

    Via Publons, academics can track, verify and showcase their peer review and editorial contributions across the world's academic journals. Publons is freely available for academics. As an acknowledgement of the importance of peer review, Brill has integrated ten journals with Publons, for the duration of one year.

    The ten journals participating in the pilot:
    African and Asian Studies
    Animal Biology
    Asian Journal of Social Science
    Insect Systematics and Evolution
    Journal of Moral Philosophy
    Society and Animals

    For these ten journals, peer reviewers will receive an invitation to automatically add a verified record of each review performed to their Publons profile, when submitting the report. With this pilot, Brill aims to build more effective, long-lasting relationships with peer reviewers, ensuring peer reviewers get the credit they deserve for their critical work.

    For more information on the pilot, contact Mr. Marti Huetink, Publishing Director at Brill, via, or visit the Publons website:

    About Brill
    Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Education, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes over 270 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit

    About Publons & Clarivate Analytics
    Publons works with researchers, publishers and research institutions to speed up research by harnessing the power of peer review. Publons was founded in 2013 and is now part of Clarivate Analytics. For more information, please visit:

    About Clarivate Analytics
    Clarivate Analytics is the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation. Building on a heritage going back more than a century and a half, we have built some of the most trusted brands across the innovation lifecycle, including Web of Science, Cortellis, Derwent, CompuMark, MarkMonitor and Techstreet. Today, Clarivate Analytics is a new and independent company on a bold entrepreneurial mission to help our clients radically reduce the time from new ideas to life-changing innovations. For more information, please visit

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